Monday October 25-th, 2021

Taliban Talks Begin Amid High Expectations Of A Breakthrough Taliban Talks Begin Amid High Expectations Of A Breakthrough

Suhail Shaheen, spokesman for the Taliban's political office in Doha, tells talks with USA peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad will begin early Saturday morning. "It's a make-or-break moment", said a senior U.S. official, who declined to be identified as he...

Kim ‘receptive’ to idea of meeting at DMZ during South Korea trip Kim ‘receptive’ to idea of meeting at DMZ during South Korea trip

If he is there, we will see each other for two minutes", said Trump, adding: "I just put out a feeler because I don't know where he is right now, he may not be in North Korea ". Since Hanoi, working-level talks between Washington and Pyongyang have ...

G-20 leaders showcase support for womens empowerment G-20 leaders showcase support for womens empowerment

He added that he hopes the G20 can issue a strong message on promoting free trade, leading global economic growth through innovation, rules for the digital economy, contributions to environmental issues, and women's empowerment. Rising tensions in th...

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan President Maduro`s son Nicolasito US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan President Maduro`s son Nicolasito

The officials said the administration will target those institutions and clamp down on their "corrupt finances". The US had previously sanctioned the Venezuelan president and eight members of the Constituent Assembly, as part of a wide-ranging ef...

Alicia Keys Delivers Inspiring Stonewall Day Set For PRIDE Celebration Alicia Keys Delivers Inspiring Stonewall Day Set For PRIDE Celebration

And you know that I would take a bullet for you any day of the week. "I really, really love you". "I am the mayor of the largest LGBTQ community on the face of the earth and I am proud of that", de Blasio said, after taking part in the first De...

Dozens Killed in Foiled Ethiopia Coup Attempt, Gov't Says Dozens Killed in Foiled Ethiopia Coup Attempt, Gov't Says

The number of ethnic militias in certain areas of the country has spiked in recent months, undermining the prime minister's efforts to liberalize Ethiopia's economy and political system. Ethnic violence has displaced over two million people in the ...

Deputies arrest wanted man who allegedly had meth-fueled ‘attack squirrel’ Deputies arrest wanted man who allegedly had meth-fueled ‘attack squirrel’

Investigators in Athens, Alabama, searched Paulk's home last week after getting a tip the man was keeping a methamphetamine-fueled " attack squirrel " at the residence. As for Deeznutz, authorities say he couldn't be tested for meth and has been rele...

Victory for White House as Democrats agree bipartisan deal on border migrants Victory for White House as Democrats agree bipartisan deal on border migrants

The Hill reported that Democratic leaders are already whipping support for the bill, which allots $4.6 billion in border funding. The retreat underscored deep divisions among House Democrats that Pelosi had mostly been able to hold in check until...

London Bridge coroner criticises attacker's family, but not police and MI5 London Bridge coroner criticises attacker's family, but not police and MI5

But Jonathan Hough QC, the counsel to the inquests, said in his submission that while errors may have been made by MI5 and the police, "it is impossible to say that any such flaws were causally relevant to the deaths under investigation". "It also ad...

France shuts 4,000 schools over expected hottest temperature in history France shuts 4,000 schools over expected hottest temperature in history

The extreme heat was expected to ease on Saturday in southern France but highs were still forecast at close to 40 degrees. Most of the rest of France remained on the next-highest "orange" alert. In the United Kingdom, police have warned of attempti...

PM hopeful Boris Johnson called the French 'turds' over Brexit PM hopeful Boris Johnson called the French 'turds' over Brexit

She said both Johnson and his leadership rival Jeremy Hunt would be "very welcome" to re-negotiate the Political Declaration that covers bilateral ties after Brexit, but not the legally binding withdrawal agreement itself. The race to replace Theres...

Kamala Harris Confronts Joe Biden During Democratic Debate for Working With Segregationists Kamala Harris Confronts Joe Biden During Democratic Debate for Working With Segregationists

Gabbard touts her military experience, having served two tours of duty in Iraq as a soldier in the Hawaii Army National Guard. Only in Oklahoma was Sen. "However, I just became increasingly troubled by his comments", McInerney said Friday. "I'm su...

White House hopeful Kamala Harris surges back into limelight White House hopeful Kamala Harris surges back into limelight

Self-help guru Marianne Williamson added her two cents. "Whenever we have a conversation about race, people become uncomfortable", she continued. He said that's the program Harris - who used her experience growing up in Berkeley to assail Biden...

Tunisia meeting postponed by ISIS bombings Tunisia meeting postponed by ISIS bombings

The group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility. At least four security personnel were injured in the El Gorjani bombing - two of them seriously, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Sofien Zaak. Shops and offices were...

German captain becomes anti-populist heroine in Italy migrant standoff German captain becomes anti-populist heroine in Italy migrant standoff

A sick 19-year-old migrant and his young brother have been evacuated from a Sea-Watch rescue boat banned by Italy from docking on the island of Lampedusa, the German NGO said . Rackete, in a video message earlier in the day, said she hoped the visit...

Judge bars Trump from using $2.5 billion to build border wall Judge bars Trump from using $2.5 billion to build border wall

Becerra celebrated the ruling Friday, which he said permanently stops the administration from proceeding with construction on the wall. The Trump administration has sought to build a wall along the U.S. A Justice Department spokeswoman did not imme...

Dems tried to speak Spanish at the debate. How'd they do? Dems tried to speak Spanish at the debate. How'd they do?

NY Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez even gently ribbed the candidates during her post-debate appearance on " The Late Show with Stephen Colbert", showing how a candidate might use Spanish to deflect the fact that they weren't answering the question at ...

Washington state man guilty of killing young Saanich, B.C., couple Washington state man guilty of killing young Saanich, B.C., couple

Jurors deliberated for more than two days before finding William Talbott II, 56, guilty of killing Tanya Van Cuylenborg, 18, and her boyfriend, Jay Cook, 20, reported the Daily Herald . The question of who committed these heinous crimes remained a m...

Tunnel between MI and Canada closed after train derails Tunnel between MI and Canada closed after train derails

According to Port Huron's city manager, about 40 cars derailed inside the one-lane tunnel while the train was passing through. It was not immediately clear when the tunnel would reopen. Clair River between Sarnia and Port Huron, Mich . It's operat...

Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law

The justices, who already have turned down opportunities to hear abortion cases from Louisiana and IN, denied the state's petition to have its ban on dilation & evacuation abortions heard next term. "None of these decisions is supported by the text...

France Records All-Time Hottest Temperature At 44.3 Degrees Celsius France Records All-Time Hottest Temperature At 44.3 Degrees Celsius

The weather service said the new high was comparable to August temperatures in California's Death Valley. "We have never seen this!" one exclaimed. The Spanish teenager felt dizzy while helping harvest wheat in the southern Andalusia region.

Australian student arrested in North Korea, reports say Australian student arrested in North Korea, reports say

His friends reported him missing earlier this week, the Australian Broadcasting Corp said. "The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is providing consular assistance, in accordance with the Consular Services Charter, to the family of an Australi...

Feisty Trump sets tone as stormy G20 looms Feisty Trump sets tone as stormy G20 looms

Friday's announcement surprised some traders as soybean export premiums for late-summer shipments were unchanged this week, showing little evidence that a large purchase was occurring, and because recent large purchases have come only after talks bet...

Avowed white supremacist gets life sentence in Charlottesville hate crime vehicle attack Avowed white supremacist gets life sentence in Charlottesville hate crime vehicle attack

Fields pleaded guilty to 29 federal hate crimes charges back in March, including one related to Heyer's death. According to the federal indictment , Fields took to social media before the rally on August 12, 2017, and "expressed and promoted his...

Trump Says Saudi Crown Prince Doing Trump Says Saudi Crown Prince Doing "Spectacular Job"

Trump also reportedly ignored "shouted questions" from the press pool about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi , a prominent Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist who had criticized the kingdom's leadership. Mr. Trump on Saturday praised bin Sal...

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